Consider the following statements about the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS):
- It aims at strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas
- It envisages the metering of distribution transformers /feeders / consumers in the urban areas
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Integrated Power Development (IPDS) scheme launched by Modi Government is basically a new avatar of Restructured Accelerated Power Development Programme of UPA. This scheme focuses on improvement of T&D networks across India. It promises help in reduction of AT&C losses, establishment of IT enabled energy accounting / auditing system, improvement in billed energy based on metered consumption and improvement in collection efficiency.
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